Entry skills such as the stride jump will be taught. Skills include sculling, underwater skills and putting on a personal flotation device (PFD) whilst in water and swimming with it. One of the goals is to achieve 50 metres of continuous swimming.

1 Stride / straddle entry

1 Scull headfirst on back, 5m
2 Scull, float or tread for 50 sec (incorporated in Survival & Activity Skills)

1 Swim through hoops on pool bottom for 2m

Swim 50m continuously :
1 25m front crawl, and 25m backstroke
2 Swim 25m Breaststroke and 25m Survival Backstroke (performed in Sequence in 3A)

1 Scull, float or tread water for 50 sec
Dressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt demonstrate :
1 Swim 25m using survival backstroke or survival breaststroke to a PFD
2 Correctly fit a PFD in water, swim 50m with PFD, then climb out of the water
1 Principles of Personal Safety and Survival
2 Environmental Awareness
3 Health Awareness
4 Emergency Situations and Survival Techniques
5 Rescues

Assessment

1 50m continuously (25m front crawl , and 25m backstroke)

1 Enter the water with stride/straddle entry (in deep water)
2 Swim 25m survival backstroke then, 25m breaststroke
3 Scull head-first on the back for 5m and recover
4 Scull, float or tread for 50 sec
5 Swim through hoops on pool bottom for 2m
6 Resurface and exit safely from pool

Dressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt demonstrate :
1 Swim 25m using survival backstroke or survival breaststroke to a PFD (face clear of water)
2 Correctly fit a PFD in water, swim 50m with PFD, then climb out of the water

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